Elopements & Intimate weddings
When all the attention is focused on the two people that really matter
After agonizing over venues and looking at a thousand pins on Pinterest you wake up in the middle of the night and realize this isn't us. We want a meaningful, totally unique wedding experience.
The amazing thing is that getting married doesn't have to be stressful or dictated by traditions. Your wedding day can be anything you want it to be. You can elope, you can plan an intimate wedding next to a beautiful lake or if you have the resources you can get married in space. Give yourself permission to think outside the traditional wedding box and create a wedding adventure that really speaks to your heart.
What is an Adventure Elopement?
A wedding celebration in the great outdoors that is 100% focused on you.
Your Adventurous Elopement
Most of the time the word ‘elope’ brings to mind a trip to the courthouse. This may have been true when our grandparents were young ... but today, it can be anything from hiking to your favorite overlook to exchange your vows to planning a weekend wedding celebration in the backcountry. The defining characteristic here is that an elopement is a 100% focused on you. It is designed by you for you!
Adventure elopements are focused around nature and include fewer people. Adventure eloping just means you are choosing an outdoor, adventurous wedding experience over a traditional wedding. Eloping is the adventure you make it. You don’t have to climb a mountain to have an adventure elopement. You just need to plan an adventurous wedding experience that is completely focused on you!
Eloping can include
your friends and family.
Eloping doesn't mean you have to exclude your family and friends. It just means you will probably be picker with who you invite because having an intimate experience is important to you. The location you choose for your adventure elopement will affect how many people you can include. Getting married on a glacier is easier done with two than ten.
Whether, you choose to elope with just the two of you or your closest friends and family, the whole experience must be built around you. How you commit yourself to your best friends matters and it should be done in a way that is free of stress and traditions. You deserve to feel nothing but love, acceptance and joy on your wedding day.
What is an intimate wedding?
A wedding experience that is 100% focused on you.
Your Wedding Celebration
There is not a hard line between an elopement and an intimate wedding. Adventure elopements will include less people and are often not tied to a traditional venue. Intimate weddings will typically include more people and have elements of a traditional wedding. But regardless of what your wedding celebration is called the focus of it will remain a 100% on you.
You don't have to choose between eloping and having an intimate or traditional wedding. You could combine them… you could have a hiking sunrise ceremony and a traditional reception that evening. The possibilities are endless! Give yourself permission to dream and create a wedding experience that is completely you!
I am not just a photographer…
I am here to help you plan the most meaningful, YOU centered wedding celebration you can image. From the time you reach out to me until I deliver your wedding gallery, I am committed to you and the vision you have for your elopement. I am here to help you plan, to laugh with you and to climb mountains with you. How you get married matters and I want to tell your story!
Give yourself permission
to get married your way.